8 Friday after Ash Wednesday
Happiness is a paradox; we experience it most whe we accept the mysterious logic which is not of this world (Gaudete et exsultate 174).
`How is that we and the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?’Matthew 9:14-15
Just as a bird can’t fly with one wing, so the soul can’t arrive at genuine and generous love of God with prayer alone. If we want to come as deeply as possible into God’s heart, we have to strengthen and use the second wing: Discipline. (Everyday Sanctity – JK)